Aptitude - Height and Distance

Exercise :: Height and Distance - General Questions

6. 

The angle of elevation of the sun, when the length of the shadow of a tree 3 times the height of the tree, is:

A. 30°
B. 45°
C. 60°
D. 90°

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Let AB be the tree and AC be its shadow.

Let ACB = .

Then, AC = 3         cot = 3
AB

= 30°.


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